Essays Tagged: "Creatine"

It's an essay about steroiods and it's effects.

s but the FDA decides what's what. First of all there's the more well known legal enhancers such as creatine and your common store bought supplements and weight gainers. The most popular however is cr ... nies that sell the supplement are cashing in on big profits. In 1997, there was $3 billion worth of creatine sales in Canada and the United States and sales continue to rise.(The London Free Press)" " ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Effects of Creatin.

Actions and Effects of Creatine Throughout time, humans have had a fascination with being excellent at what they do, and at ... d all the while, and probably more importantly, in the media's direct line of fire. Although legal, creatine has it's proponents and it's opponents, through this paper, I'll discuss some of the factor ... it's proponents and it's opponents, through this paper, I'll discuss some of the factors that make creatine such a hot topic in sports and the health industry. To understand why people use creatine, ...

(6 pages) 71 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Discusses the symptoms, possible treatments and famous cases of ALS.

ctive. Eventually, scientists discovered that the venom was no more effective than placebo control. Creatine has a positive affect on animal models of ALS. Creatine has been tested in ALS patients in ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Creatine .Researched Effects of Creatine,Pros and Cons of use, complete with brand comparisons and testimonials. Contains references.

ound like a rag doll. I needed something that would help me reach my potential. That's when I tried creatine.I started out taking small doses of creatine as an energy booster before practice, noticing ... ly, I started reducing my dose each day until my supply was gone. In my short three weeks of taking creatine, I gained about 4-5 pounds of lean muscle. I was being noticed in practice and was getting ...

(16 pages) 163 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Maximizing Body Building Efficiency with Creatine

What is Creatine?Creatine is a type of amino acid (with the chemical formula: C4H11N3O3*H2O) that is natural ... O3*H2O) that is naturally produced in liver, pancreas and kidney, which supplies energy to muscles. Creatine is also obtained orally by eating such foods like red meat, milk, fish, and is sold as tabl ... sold as tablet in health stores. Athletes, who want to increase muscular performance, generally use creatine. Recently, for treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, usage of creatine has increased, ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Creatine

ould-be professionals are hoping to gain an edge. More recently, one such edge has been discovered, creatine. It has found itself in locker rooms across the country, in the hands of these athletes, an ... hese athletes, and all the while, and probably more importantly, in the media's direct line of fire.Creatine is a naturally occurring nutrient that is found in the body. It is also found in meat and f ...

(6 pages) 41 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Creatine

The creatine edgeAt John F. Kennedy High School in La Palma, Mitch Olson warns football players and tohe ... ance-enhancement product will be barred from playing. The rule goes for everyone -- and it includes creatine, a legal but controversial dietary supplement.Olson, the school's athletic director, knows ... ut controversial dietary supplement.Olson, the school's athletic director, knows students could use creatine without his knowledge, perhaps even with the blessing of their parents. "I'm not naive enou ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Steroid in sport.

here are those who take an alternative route. Now athletes are taking performance enhancers such as creatine, androstenedione and worst of all, anabolic steroids.Steroids are chemicals that act like h ... e are other performance enhancers that can be bought over the counter. They are androstenedione and creatine. These also increase your hormones just like the anabolic steroids.They way they think andr ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Creatine: Positive Effects Vs. Negative Effects

Creatine is currently one of the most popular supplements among athletes today. Since creatine has o ... ng-term safety of the product. In this paper I will tell about the positive and negative effects of creatine, and why I feel the positive effects out weigh the possible negative affects. Along with th ... cts out weigh the possible negative affects. Along with this I will also provide information on how creatine works and its history.Creatine is a natural substance that is found in the muscles of human ...

(8 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Creatine

The past ten years there has been an extensive use of an amino acid supplement called creatine. Even though a French scientist discovered creatine in 1832, it has only recently become we ... d creatine in 1832, it has only recently become well know and widespread in its use. The results of creatine supplementation were first published in 1990, followed in 1992 by the study of the effects ... lished in 1990, followed in 1992 by the study of the effects of creatine supplementation in humans. Creatine was first made available to the public to purchase in 1993.What exactly is creatine? Creati ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Should Creatine Be Allowed In College Athletics?

Should creatine be allowed in college athletics? College athletics are becoming increasingly popular and co ... pular and competitive as every day goes by. As the competitiveness grows, so does the popularity of creatine. There are facts and examples why creatine should not be allowed, unless it is taken to mod ... are facts and examples why creatine should not be allowed, unless it is taken to moderation. Creatine is a natural substance that is created by our body. It also forms a compound that is stored ...

(5 pages) 6 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Creatine         Have you ever looked at the front of a

Creatine Have you ever looked at the front of a fitness magazine and saw somebody and decide ... decided that you are going to look like that someday? Well, with a weight lifting supplement called creatine monohydrate you can be on you way to being that magazine cover. Creatine monohydrate is a c ... ctivity of short duration such as weight lifting or sprinting. A normal liver makes creatine at the rate of 2 grams a day and creatine is also found in meat so it is a natural substanc ...

(1 pages) 1007 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Supplements: Gain the Edge or Fall Behind? Living in such

ne at any fitness level can use to enhance workouts, help burn fat, boost energy and stay healthier.Creatine Creatine is the latest headline-grabbing substance said to help boost athletic performance. ... substance said to help boost athletic performance. Everyone agrees that for increasing muscle mass, Creatine is the most effective legal sports supplement ever. According to experts, Creatine suppleme ...

(6 pages) 537 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sports Nutrition and Supplements

teroids is that athlete's use them in much larger doses than medically safe. One's body will create Creatine to help release the energy from his or her muscles. This is done by one's body naturally. H ... aturally through foods such as fish which is high in protein. According to the Mayo Clinic (2006), "Creatine helps muscles make and circulate more adenosine triphosphate (ATP). ATP is used for quick e ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

C-peptide as a Means of Measuring Insulin

ndation Trust, Exeter, UKTitle: Stability and Reproducibility of a Single- Sample Urinary C-Peptide/Creatine Ratio and its Correlation with 24-h Urinary C-peptide.IntroductionThe research is a clinica ... ss is another factor that can affect C-peptide production and it wasn’t mentioned in the paper.Creatine RatioMy comment:Different types of creatine occur in the body such as creatine monohydrate ...

(3 pages) 1164 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Research paper on Creatine supplementation.

Performance Enhancing Supplement: CreatineAbstractPerformance enhancing supplements are becoming more popular in the sports world toda ... upplements are becoming more popular in the sports world today. Some supplements such as glutamine, creatine, and carbohydrate powders are considered to be legal, while other enhancing drugs such as d ... hat tend to be legal are the ones that are naturally occurring in our bodies. An example of this is Creatine, which is a naturally produced substance from amino acids in the human body, and provides e ...

(10 pages) 2 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Dietary Supplements

health care provider before using them is suggested. An example of a harmful dietary supplement is Creatine Monohydrate, a dietary supplement not regulated by the FDA. Creatine is a supplement used f ... activity. It also helps to increase your maximum weight whether it is lower or upper body lifting. (Creatine Monohydrate, 2011, Para. 3). Because Creatine is not regulated by the FDA there have been s ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues